Evergreen ferns noted for their symmetrical, formal appearance; some form a small trunk. Plants dislike overhead watering when air is humid or still.Blechnum penna-marina
Native to South America. Spreads slowly in cool, moist, sheltered places to make patches of refined-looking, 4–8-in. fronds. Sterile fronds have wider lobes than fertile ones. Needs frost protection in Zones 4–6. Can be used as a houseplant.
From New Zealand. Prostrate, spreading growth to about 6 in. high and 3–4 ft. wide. Heart-shaped...
From New Zealand. Grows to 1 ft. high and 2 ft. wide, with narrow dark green leaves. Flowers are white...
These evergreen perennials were formerly classified as Hebe, and before that as Veronica